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Once again we are inviting Sudbury area high school students to participate in the Wordstock Sudbury Literary Festival’s youth writing contest.
We have prizes for Best Story/Essay and Best Poem.
This year we are asking writers to show us how you use the four words – sandpaper, journey, anchor and spark – in your submission.
How to enter:
Short Story or Essay must be 1,500 words
2 Poems a maximum of 30 lines each.
DO NOT submit with your name on your submission.
DO include on a separate cover page –
- the title of your entry
- your name, address, phone number and email address,
- date of birth
- and what grade you are in.
No entry fee required.
Submit by October 20, 2016
@ Open Minds Quarterly submittable https://openmindsquarterly.submittable.com/submit/1470c31f-07a4-49f0-9c2d-0d40fc7397cc
There will be six prizes:
First Place Best Short Story/Essay – $100
Second Short Story/Essay Place – $75
Third Short Story/ Essay place – $50
First Place Best Poem – $100
Second Place Poem – $75
Third Place Poem – $50
Finalists will be invited to attend the Wordstock Sudbury Literary Festival on November 3, 2016 at the Clarion Hotel Sudbury. First place winners will have their story/essay and poem published (in part) in The Sudbury Star newspaper.